Mother’s Day – Courageous Women Are Our World

“To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colours of a rainbow.” – Maya Angelou “Motherhood is the biggest gamble in the world. It is the glorious life force. It’s huge and scary – it’s an act of infinite optimism.” – Gilda Radner “When you…

12 Rules of Kindness – Rule 5 – Manners

Rule 5: Manners cost nothing but mean everything Having good manners means acting in a manner that is socially acceptable and respectful to others. In my book First Comes Courage, I highlight the importance of the way we conduct ourselves or, our manner as a leader. I note that Leadership is an attitude, and courage is an…

Leadership Starts Young

I recently spoke at the Meridian State College to student leaders about leadership. I highlighted that leadership is an attitude and we need to empower our youth and future leaders with skills in leadership. The presentation was very well received with lots of interesting questions how student leaders can make a difference every day. As…

LEADERSHIP VALUE HIRING

LEADERSHIP VALUE HIRING Have you ever been at the receiving end of bad hiring, either for yourself, someone who joined your team, or your boss? The end result, stress, bad interactions and then you have to start the cycle all over again: very clearly reflected in Einstein’s definition of insanity – “doing the same thing…

Leadership Skills: Top 10 Skills Needed for 2021

Leadership Skills: Top 10 Skills Needed for 2021 When was the last time you completed a skills check for yourself? And, did you check against your career plan and did this highlight gaps? With the upheaval everyone has faced during the previous 12 months, there are new leadership opportunities available for everyone, if you have…

15 Things Every Successful & Courageous Keynote Speaker Has In Common

I’m regularly speaking and working with successful Keynote speaker across the globe especially about courage and leadership. Since 2007, I’ve spoken to over a 1,000 CEOs, executives, authors, politicians and even neuroscientists .When speaking to these individuals, I always notice common traits that they all have, which lend to their success. I’ve boiled all of…